Interior styling is all in the detail and the planning. If you rush ahead and decorate without really thinking of the bigger picture then you’re not doing it any justice, it will end up mis-matched and disjointed and not in a quirky way either. You have to think of the whole picture when designing a scheme … More It’s all in the detail with John Lewis Home
Is there a support group for hoarders? If there isn’t, there should be. “Hi, my name is Cheryl and I’m addicted to clutter.” I think I inherited the hoarding gene from my dad, and as an upcycler I am incapable of throwing things away ‘just incase’ I need them for a future project. Reducing and recycling … More Ways to declutter everything
After my post in January on feeling the blues, I’ve been trying to take stock and figure out the things that stress me out and I’ve been taking tiny steps to eliminate the triggers from my life, or find ways to deal with them if they won’t simply go away. Huge thanks to everyone who … More Styled vs Reality
Here’s a really quick revamp for a bathroom bin of all things! Once you’ve spent all your budget on fixtures and fittings there is often little left for accessories and the little details that can really bring a scheme together. Changing accessories can be expensive too so have a look at your existing things and … More Quick spray paint revamp
With interest rates at a new low, it’s a great time to get on the property ladder. There are some fantastic deals to be had for first-time buyers that don’t require a huge deposit. The higher the deposit you have saved up, the lower the interest rate will be so it pays to put as … More Thrifty tips for First-time Buyers
It seems like there are so many rules about colour, especially in fashion and interiors. Who decided that blue and green should never be seen? Or that you can’t put red with green and purple? Colour inspiration is everywhere with nature being the most inspiring for me. Nothing clashes in nature. Pink flowers next to … More Colours don’t clash in nature
My kitchen shelves were bulging under baskets, jars, boxes of flavoured teas, takeaway menus and let’s face it, just stuff. I’ve been wanting to get them organised for so long and finally got round to it. The result might just be one of the quickest and easiest storage updates I’ve ever done. I emptied all … More Chalkboard storage labels
Luxury and small budgets don’t always go hand in hand, you usually have to sacrifice one of them to get the other. Both in our homes and leisure time we all yearn for a little bit of luxury, but our hard earned cash usually goes on essentials first with life’s little luxuries at the bottom of … More Hotels – boutique, budget or both?